Highlands Motor Inn
Travel Blogs from Oberon
... saw the washroom in the hallway that we'd be sharing it! After dropping the bags we walked up one of the "tracks" heading up - lots of steps. I had no idea what we were in for. The view at the top was of Carlotta Arch which opened to the road we drove in and a pond below that where there are platypus. The scenery was amazing. Near the viewpoint we saw another wallaby. We had to head down because we were booked into a ...
... 6 hours of walking I completed somewhere between 20-25 KM. At least my feet felt like they had. I then finished off the evening watching a bit of the Australian Open with dinner and a pint for $9.90, Eastern Australia is certainly cheaper than Western Australia.
The next day was a similar format, I headed off for another big trek. I am not sure if I made it up to the summit of Mount Solitary but I made ...
Day 2 at Blue Mtns. We got up early and went to Leura for a breakfast of sorts. We wanted to be at the Scenic World by 9 am to experience the cable car, the railway cable down and the scenic skyway across the mountains. Apparently the skyway is as high as Harbour Bridge in Sydney. Besides the Three Sisters mountain range, the Orphan rock is amazing. Due to a landslide it was closed in ...
... the bottom. The Giant staircase was first and it was long and steep. The trail then winded its way through the jungle below the cliff faces, passing some beautiful waterfalls not clearly seen from above. We then had to ascend another easier staircase to the rim edge, before rushing back for the 10 am checkout time.
We now are heading into Sydney to meet up with some friends and spending a few days in the big city.
... about sore legs, and were very proud of ourselves at the end despite opting for a ride back up on the steepest train in the world (well it was that or another 900+ steps going back up !)
We didn’t see many animals and birds- just some scrub wrens, a large black and white raven like bird, and a flock of white cockatoo in the distance- although we did hear the lyrebird. The possum and quolls ...
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- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking